Remedial Massage Is A Serious Physical Therapy

Remedial Massage Is Physical Medicine.

This view is also taken by the Private Health Insurance Act that makes it illegal to refund any portion of cost of treatment for relaxation (recreation or IMG_1055entertainment) or sporting massage except in very limited circumstances. Remedial Massage instead must be used to treat, manage, prevent disease, injury or condition and therefore providers must not bill for those types of services. Most Health Insurers will not allow health providers (Massage Therapists) to work out of a clinic that is a retail outlet, such as beauty therapy or health food retail outlets.
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Adductor Muscle Trigger Points Cause A Lot Of Pain

Adductor Muscles

People that engage in high intensity workouts, sport or simply working can 250px-Anterior_Hip_Muscles_2-1cause muscles to form extremely painful trigger points. According to Travel and Simmons trigger points have no flow of oxygen into the muscle cells and because of this they can not complete their Kreb Cycle. The Kreb Cycle is performed by the mitochondria of the cell and it’s job is to make Adenosine triphosphate  or ATP, this is the cell’s energy molecule.
Muscles like the adductor muscles have to perform a lot of work when we are moving around and obviously some movements encourage a greater risk of injury for these  muscles than others.Continue reading

Infraspinatus

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Infraspinatus

The infraspinatus is the cause of more visits to serious massage practitioners than any other muscle, when it is inflamed it feels like something serious is wrong, it is hard to believe it is only a muscle causing this amount of pain, pain radiates from the shoulder down the arm front and back and into the fingers. Infraspinatus muscle pain will not allow sleep of a night because of it’s continuous ache and when the sufferer moves onto their side during the night the increase in pain will wake them up, sometimes it just does not go away regardless of what position is adopted. The infraspinatus, teres minor, supraspinatus and subscapularis make up the four rotator cuff muscles. In the clinic I find most tears occur in the supraspinatus as it runs from the shoulder to it’s anchor point, the greater tubercle.Continue reading